The cheapest times to fly from LAX to LMM are

  • January 15th to April 29th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • June 4th to July 8th
  • July 30th to October 7th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from LAX to LMM is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $3052 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $450 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Los Mochis

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Los Mochis (LMM) will usually cost between $485 to $1083 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $485. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1071. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $587 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $513 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to LMM flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LAX to LMM route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

LAX to LMM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to LMM flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.4, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1646 (54%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $516. Return trip prices are from the LMM to LAX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LAX to LMM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 25 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from LAX to LMM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: General Manuel Marquez de Leon International Airport (LAP) in La Paz

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from LMM
  • Usually 36.59% less expensive than LMM
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to LAP flights

Destination alternative #2: Culiacan International Airport (CUL) in Culiacan

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from LMM
  • Usually 35.12% less expensive than LMM
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to CUL flights

Destination alternative #3: Loreto International Airport (LTO) in Loreto

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from LMM
  • Usually 25.46% less expensive than LMM
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to LTO flights


Flight Hacking LAX to LMM

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from LAX to LMM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Guadalajara (LAX > GDL > LMM)

  • Price for both tickets: $411
  • Average savings: $102 (19.8%)

See LAX to GDL flights

Hack #2: Mexico City (LAX > MEX > LMM)

  • Price for both tickets: $453
  • Average savings: $60 (11.71%)

See LAX to MEX flights

Hack #3: Tijuana (LAX > TIJ > LMM)

  • Price for both tickets: $506
  • Average savings: $7 (1.27%)

See LAX to TIJ flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LAX to LMM? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Alaska, COPA, Delta, VivaAerobus, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Valle del Fuerte International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 798 miles or 1284 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LAX to LMM?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to LMM flight is about 2 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Los Mochis?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from LAX to LMM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAX
Origination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4

Return Airport

Destination code LMM
Destination airport name Valle del Fuerte International Airport
City Los Mochis
Country Mexico
Latitude 25.7
Longitude -109.1


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